Harlan the Gnome, clearly a bit of a ladies' man, made a rare personal appearance in Groton last weekend, joining the...
Enthusiastic Troop 3 Groton Boy Scouts seen here at Grotonfest fundraising selling Root Beer generously supplied by...

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by Gabor Furez.

“I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to achieve for this specific...

The Middle School art classes participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project.  The students in the Peace Club gathered around the pinwheels on the way to the recognition ceremony at Prescott for Betsy Sawyer Day. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

On Sept. 21, dozens of middle schoolers marched down Groton’s Main Street after classes let out, on their way to Prescott...

Jack Ray of Groton takes in the view of Crawford Notch.

Applewild School celebrated the 60th opening day for the school founded in 1957. Students in grades 6-8 set off on class...
Indian Hill Music partially lifted the curtain on their plans for a new Music School and Performing Arts Center on Old Ayer...
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George...

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by Gabor Furez.

The Middle School art classes participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project.  The students in the Peace Club gathered around the pinwheels on the way to the recognition ceremony at Prescott for Betsy Sawyer Day. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Jack Ray of Groton takes in the view of Crawford Notch.

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Historic Districts Commission Public Hearing RE: 164 MAIN STREET Assessors Map 113-Parcel In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General...

News

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:06am
Groton taxpayers could receive a nice surprise in a future tax bill if voters support the efforts...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 8:57am
Indian Hill Music partially lifted the curtain on their plans for a new Music School and Performing...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 8:48am
Feasibility Oversight Committee Chairman Mihran Keoseian advised Groton Board of Selectmen that his...

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:39pm
Saratoga Springs, NY – Paul J. Schumacher, born March 19, 1936, passed away at his home on Saturday...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
     Wayne William Addy, 68, of Groton, MA passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Mass General...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 9:58am
 Kathleen (Jones) Gerlach of Nashua, New Hampshire, died August 9th., 2016 at Fairview Nursing Home...

Features

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:46am

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by Gabor Furez.

“I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:40am

The Middle School art classes participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project.  The students in the Peace Club gathered around the pinwheels on the way to the recognition ceremony at Prescott for Betsy Sawyer Day. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

On Sept. 21, dozens of middle schoolers marched down Groton’s Main Street after classes let out, on...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:53am
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department...

Legal

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:11pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:10pm
Historic Districts Commission Public Hearing RE: 164 MAIN STREET Assessors Map 113-Parcel In...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:07pm
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, October 17...

Sports

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:50am
It was a close game that saw comebacks and downfalls, as the Crusaders volleyball team lost in the...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:47am

Senior Cross Country Captain Sarah Mullins running demanding 3.1 mile GD course. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

All the scores from the most recent varsity games at Groton Dunstable Regional High School and...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:38am
Guided Hike – Groton Trails Committee Sunday, Oct. 9, at 1:00.  Join members of the Groton Trails...

Notices

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:36am
Land Use Director Laurie Bonavita & Building Commissioner Ed Cataldo approved addition to...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:33am
Fall Town Meeting will be Monday, Oct. 17; early voting for president Oct. 24-Nov. 4; register by...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:14am
Groton Cultural Council (GCC) has set an October 17 deadline for organizations, schools, and...

Happenings

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:28am
Groton Channel Community Television Station invites community organizations and residents to an...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:25am

Left to right:  Amanda Grant-Rose, Executive Director, Common Cathedral, Leigh Maynard, Reverend Gail Miller, Union Congregational Church in Groton.

In the center of Groton, Union Congregational Church (UCC Groton) is hosting an event this Saturday...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:22am
Christian Union Church in West Groton will be holding their annual pie sale Saturday, Oct. 8, 9-1...

People

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:01am
Harlan the Gnome, clearly a bit of a ladies' man, made a rare personal appearance in Groton last...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:56am
Enthusiastic Troop 3 Groton Boy Scouts seen here at Grotonfest fundraising selling Root Beer...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:52am
Vanessa Smith daughter of Ann and Jeff Smith of East Sandwich (formerly of Groton) and Pete Black...

Schools

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:22am
Groton-Dunstable School Committee has received a classic good news/bad news presentation from their...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
Groton Dunstable Regional School District will have Preschool Screenings Wednesday, Oct. 19 and...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:14am

Jack Ray of Groton takes in the view of Crawford Notch.

Applewild School celebrated the 60th opening day for the school founded in 1957. Students in grades...

Letters

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:12am
From one Groton Taxpayer to Another, I am writing to you as an individual NOT a School Committee...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:10am
Dear Editor: How lucky are we, the residents of Groton? We have a private organization building an...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:08am
Dear Editor,   We seem, both nationally and locally, to have developed a severe case of “...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:03pm
Peacock Players, NH’s premiere, award-winning, youth theatre, and Nashua’s most renowned local non-...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:02pm
The Reverend Becky Gettel, associate rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, invites you to gather at...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
Nashoba Valley Knitters’ Guild will hold our October meeting Wed. Oct. 5, , 7 pm, at St. Theresa of...

Public Library

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:57am
ADULT PROGRAMS Sign up gpl.org, - (978) 448-8000. • Out in the Open. Sat, Oct 1, 3 pm. Presentation...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:22am
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Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:43pm
ADULT PROGRAMS • Thurs, Sept 29, 7-8:30 pm. Spirituals to Hip Hop: The Social & Political...

Groton Herald

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